CMS Finalizes State Option To Deduct Union Dues From Medicaid Pay

By Michelle M. Stein / May 13, 2022 at 7:53 PM
CMS on Thursday (May 12) revived a policy that lets states use part of a provider’s Medicaid payments to cover consenting independent home health workers’ dues for unions, third-party health care and training. The Obama administration’s version of the policy had been reversed by the Trump administration . Biden’s CMS argues that allowing these deductions will lead to a better trained and more competent workforce, while the need for consent from the independent practitioners, expected to include home health workers,...

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